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Global Nuclear Policy Experts Discuss Emerging Technology, Nuclear Non-Proliferation

featuring George P. Shultz, Sam Nunn, Hoover Institutionvia Stanford Daily
Friday, November 8, 2019
“The risk of a nuclear weapon being used somewhere in the world is probably trending in the wrong direction,” said Ernie Moniz, former U.S. Secretary of Energy and co-chair of the Nuclear Threat Initiative, a nonprofit that works to prevent nuclear catastrophe. “[The issue of] preventing the spread of nuclear weapons is a very, very important and timely one.”
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The Classicist: Turkey: Our Untenable Ally

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Classicist
Thursday, November 7, 2019

As tensions grow in the relationship between Washington and Ankara, is the relationship worth preserving?

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George P. Shultz On The Danger Of Empty Threats

by George P. Shultzvia PolicyEd
Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Former Secretary of State and Hoover Distinguished Fellow George P. Shultz discusses the dangers of making empty threats.

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Addressing Nuclear Proliferation Needs International Leadership, Cooperation, Stanford’s George Shultz Says

interview with George P. Shultzvia Stanford News
Monday, November 4, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow George Shultz shares his thoughts about how to address nuclear proliferation today.

Analysis and Commentary

The Central Planning Myth

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, November 1, 2019

Friedrich Hayek pointed out that a central planner, even a smart benevolent one, can’t possibly know what he would need to know to plan an economy. The needed information exists in the minds of hundreds of millions of people.

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What Will Be The Effect Of The Latest US Cyberattack On Iran?

quoting Jacquelyn Schneidervia Fifth Domain
Thursday, October 24, 2019

The United States launched a cyber operation against Iran in response to the September attacks on Saudi oil facilities, according to Reuters. Citing two unnamed U.S. officials, the report claims that the cyber operation “affected physical hardware” in an effort to degrade Iranian capabilities to spread “propaganda.”

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Jimmy Lai And The Fight For Freedom In Hong Kong

interview with Jimmy Laivia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Democracy and freedom currently hang by a thread in Hong Kong. How much longer will China tolerate dissent before violently crushing the protests? What is America's role and responsibility in the fight to save liberty in Hong Kong?

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Area 45: Navy Capt. Christopher Sharman On Vietnam’s “Balancing” Act

interview with CAPT Chris Sharmanvia Area 45
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

The efficacy of soft power in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

Analysis and Commentary

Trump’s Misguided Syria Policy

by Josef Joffevia The American Interest
Friday, October 18, 2019

History will judge Trump as harshly for his betrayal of the Kurds as it has the apostles of “peace in our time.”

In the News

New Missile-Armed Stryker Unveiled By General Dynamics

quoting Stephen Kotkinvia Fox News
Thursday, October 17, 2019
The Army has received its first Hellfire and Stinger Missile-armed Stryker vehicle to bring a new era of air and missile defense to fast-moving attack units by killing enemy drones, helicopters and incoming missiles.

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The National Security and Law Task Force examines the rule of law, the laws of war, and US constitutional law to make proposals that strike an optimal balance between individual freedom and the vigorous defense of the nation against terrorists both abroad and at home.